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Aluminum Grating Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory is a top industrial directory listing of leading industrial aluminum grating manufacturers and suppliers. Utilize our website to review and source aluminum grating manufacturers with preview ads and detailed product descriptions. These aluminum grating companies can design, engineer and manufacture aluminum gratings to your specifications and application need. A quick and easy to use request for quote form is provided for you to contact these aluminum grating manufacturers and suppliers. Each company has detailed profile information, locations, phone number, website links, product videos and product information defined. Read customer reviews and product specific news articles. We are the right resource for your information requirement whether its for a manufacturer of aluminum floor grating, aluminum treads, aluminum grids.

  • Detroit, MI

    SlipNOT®’s aluminum grating provides an excellent solution for applications that require a lightweight material that allows for drainage. Aluminum grating with the SlipNOT® surface can be ordered in stock sizes or in custom sizes to fit job specifications. Non-skid SlipNOT® grating can be used for stair treads, platforms, ramps and applications where water and moisture will be prevalent.

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  • Tampa, FL

    McNichols Company is committed to customer satisfaction which includes service, quality and performance. Some of our products include floor gratings, bar gratings, aluminum gratings, safety gratings and more.

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  • Birmingham, AL

    Our seasoned engineers are experts at manufacturing durable gratings. These high quality solutions are specialized for a variety of industries. We take pride in saying that all of our manufacturing processes happen right here in the United States. We promise to assist you with all of your needs. You will be satisfied with our long-lasting economical solutions!

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  • Niles, OH

    Since 1959, Niles, an ISO 9001:2000 company, has been an aluminum gratings manufacturer that offers standard & flattened expanded metals & gratings, including walkways & stair treads. Select from materials such as carbon, stainless, aluminum, copper, nickel, titanium, plastic, zinc, precious metals & almost any ductile material. Choose from a variety of grating patterns & projection mesh specs.

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  • Martinsville, IN

    Indiana is the benchmark other manufacturers strive to achieve. This financially strong, family owned company with over 35,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing area offers cost-effective, quality structural, decorative products, including precision crafted light & heavy duty welded bar gratings. Operating in accordance with NAAMM standards, Indiana has built its reputation on "personal service".

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  • Henderson, NV

    Quality and variety are top priority with every product we fabricate and every customer we serve. Our fiberglass gratings can be designed from a multitude of materials with varying levels of chemical resistance. Our team of professionals are standing by to assist you with any questions you may have. Call or visit our website today!

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ARTICLES AND PRESS RELEASES

Aluminum Grating, Flexible & Rigid

Almost nothing stays static from the date of if its inception, which is also the case with gratings over the course of history. Gratings are porous objects that allow for air, liquid or small solids to flow through them. Grating drain covers and vents can be dated back to ancient Rome. Here they were used for ventilation in the streets, homes and bath houses. This was a huge technological advancement that changed sanitation systems in the ancient city. The functional purpose of grated drains has not changed. Grating allows for... Read More

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Aluminum Grating

Aluminum grating is a frame made using alloyed aluminum bars, sheets and meshes that create a porous grid to be used for a variety of industrial, commercial and domestic purposes. For drainage, support, filtration, partition and enclosure formation, gratings are employed in many different environments and may be constructed of a number of different materials such as stainless steel, iron and brass.

The beneficial attributes of aluminum and its alloys, however, make it a popular material choice for grate construction. Extreme malleability, corrosion resistance, ductility, strength and thermal and electrical conductivity make aluminum grates useful in a number of industries which include heating and cooling processes such as food and chemical processing, architecture, waste water treatment, paper milling and marine superstructure. While strength and corrosion resistance are common attributes of many metal grates, aluminum is also light weight, non-toxic, non magnetic, resistant to bacteria sustaining particles and has the ability to withstand very cold temperatures. These properties make aluminum grates superior to other metallic options which may possess some, but rarely all of these qualities. In cooling applications for example, most metals become brittle, but aluminum actually gains strength when exposed to cold. An aesthetically pleasing metal, aluminum grates can be both functional and decorative elements utilized in traditional grate formations such as I-bar, rectangular bar and plank as well as intricate designer arrangements.

Also spelled aluminium, it is one of the most abundant metallic chemical elements found in the Earth’s crust and the third most plentiful of all elements. Its strong affinity to oxygen, however, makes its free form presence rare in nature. Instead, aluminum is extracted from ores such as bauxite using the Hall-Heroult method. While the mining and refining of this metal can be difficult, it is easily manufactured and 100% recyclable without any loss of its natural qualities. Recycled and newly extracted aluminum can be processed with a number of methods to manufacture architectural grates. Often, extruded aluminum stock shapes such as bars, rods and sheets are little altered from this preformed state with secondary operations such as welding; that are used to create the grate. Welding is most popular for bar grating, while expansion grates stretch perforated aluminum sheets to create the desired hole size and shape. Swaging, pressure-locking and riveting are common production methods for aluminum and other metal grates. In some instances, bars are added to mesh or sheeting to provide additional support. Serration or non-slip coatings are often utilized for floor gratings made of aluminum. While finishing and supplemental support are important, additional considerations include the size, shape and density of the holes or gaps in a given grate as well as connection size. These help determine what can pass through the grate and at what rate.



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